(225 ILCS 50/6.1)
(Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2026)
The Department shall issue a license to any hearing instrument dispenser who (i) has been certified by the National Board for Certification in Hearing Instrument Sciences and has been actively practicing for a minimum of 5 years or (ii) has a valid license as a hearing instrument dispenser, or its equivalent, from another state that has an examination that is comparable to the examination required under this Act or is provided by the International Hearing Society, (iii) has completed the specific academic and training requirements, or their equivalent, under this Act, (iv) has been actively practicing as a hearing instrument dispenser for at least 3 months or is certified by the National Board for Certification in Hearing Instrument Sciences, and (v) has paid the required fee.
(Source: P.A. 98-827, eff. 1-1-15